Cottage Cheese Critters

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 0 min 1
Cottage Cheese Critters
Health Rating


1/3 cup Cottage cheese (2% M.F.)
1 muffin English muffin, whole-wheat
1 medium Radish (sliced thinly on a mandoline, for eyes/ears)
1 small Cucumber (sliced into rounds, for eyes/ears)
2 stalk(s) Chives (for whiskers & mouth)
1 tomato Cherry Tomatoes (cut into triangles for nose)
2 tsp Olive oil
1 pinch Salt and pepper
1/3 tsp Garlic powder
1/4 tsp Paprika


  1. Pull English muffin apart and toast each half. Drizzle both halves with 1 tsp olive oil.
  2. Mix cottage cheese with 1 tsp olive oil and season with garlic powder, paprika, salt and pepper.
  3. Spread cottage cheese on each half, and decorate with whatever vegetables you like (for a savory option) or whatever fruits you like (for a sweet option; see "Notes" below) - or BOTH!


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 319
Calories from fat 114
Calories from saturated fat 20.6
Total Fat 12.7 g
Saturated Fat 2.3 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.4 g
Cholesterol 7.5 mg
Sodium 643 mg
Potassium 438 mg
Total Carbohydrate 35 g
Dietary Fiber 5.9 g
Sugars 10.5 g
Protein 15.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 1.9
Milk Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 2.0

Energy sources



For a sweet version, mix cottage cheese with olive oil, honey, and cinnamon instead of the garlic powder, paprika, salt and pepper.